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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

Vaccines  Bring About Side Effects

Vaccines Bring About Side Effects

Allyson Jay, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine has been available since early 2021 only for adults 65 years old or older, healthcare workers, anyone with underlying health conditions, and PK-12 educators. On March 30, the Pfizer-BioNTech...

City of Minneapolis Closes Parks, Removes Nets

City of Minneapolis Closes Parks, Removes Nets

Sonia Baig, Staff Writer May 11, 2020

Since Governor Tim Walz issued the stay at home order on March 27, Minnesotans have had to find a new normal with socially distant activities.  While many originally turned to enjoying the outdoors...

According to, watching Netflix for long periods of time can act as a stress-reliever and induce feelings of positivity.

10 Easy Self-care Tips

Sonia Baig, Contributing Writer April 24, 2020

Quarantine Self-care Tips: 1. Create a routine With more flexibility in our schedules, it can be easy for us to fall into mindless activities, like scrolling through social media and lose track of...

Cole Mathews swipes his card at the west door. This year, Brandon Krona (pictured above) and the rest of the security team have made swiping out mandatory when leaving the campus during school ours

Survey Invites Dialogue Between Students and Administrators

Caroline Hardy and William Lyman May 24, 2019

An anonymous survey conducted by The Spectrum of 180 students from all four grades found that 50% of Upper School students believe that Blake administrators do not trust them. Although it is often...

Sonia Baig applies free-styled henna design.

D.I.Y. Applying Henna

Sonia Baig and Amelia Reyes March 14, 2018

Whether you’ve seen artsy henna pictures on social media, or your family has been applying it for religious celebrations for as long as you can remember, it's common to know about henna from some place...

The tested pancake pops!

Trying crazy Pinterest recipes

Sonia Baig and Amelia Reyes March 5, 2018

Pancakes on a Stick Instructions (from website) Make pancake batter. Once the batter has been mixed together, place sticks on the griddle (Make sure they have been soaked in water if they...

Sophie Skallerud 18 in the midst of a match against St. Paul Academy.

Push for middle schoolers on varsity

Payton Crosby, Ava Olson, and Sonia Baig October 3, 2017

You have just finished your first high school tryout. Though you’re just a seventh grader, you left your heart and soul on the field. Now it’s the waiting game: will that email pop up into your inbox...

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